Many days with rain in June 2009

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
510 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2009

...JUNE 2009 TIES JUNE RECORDS FOR MOST DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAIN...

IN JUNE 2009 AT SIOUX FALLS...SIOUX CITY...AND HURON...THERE WAS
AN UNUSUALLY HIGH NUMBER OF DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAIN...OR DAILY
PRECIPITATION OF .01 INCH OR MORE.

THERE WERE 16 SUCH DAYS AT SIOUX FALLS...WHICH TIED FOR THE MOST
JUNE DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAIN...ALSO SET IN 1967...1945...AND 1919.
THERE WAS A TOTAL OF 3.07 INCHES RAIN AT THE AIRPORT...BUT WITH
SOUTHEAST PARTS OF THE CITY SEEING QUITE A BIT MORE FOR THE MONTH.

THERE WERE ALSO 16 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAIN AT SIOUX CITY...WHICH
TIED THE MONTHLY RECORD SET IN 1967 AND 1929. THERE WAS A TOTAL OF
5.26 INCHES RAIN AT THE SIOUX CITY AIRPORT FOR JUNE 2009.

THERE WERE 15 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAIN AT HURON IN JUNE 2009...
WHICH TIED THE RECORD SET IN 1993 AND 1915. THERE WAS A TOTAL OF
4.35 INCHES RAIN AT THE HURON AIRPORT FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE.

HOWEVER...NO OTHER RECORDS APPEAR TO BE BROKEN FOR JUNE 2009...
INCLUDING TOTAL PRECIPITATION...AND AVERAGE TEMPERATURE...DESPITE
THE VERY COOL FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH.

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RSR



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